A new genus and species of stygobiontic dryopid beetle, Stygoparnus comalensis (Coleoptera: Dryopidae), from Comal Springs, Texas

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A new genus and species of stygobiontic dryopid beetle, Stygoparnus comalensis (Coleoptera: Dryopidae), from Comal Springs, Texas
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Proceedings of The Biological Society of Washington
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Barr, Cheryl B.
Spangler, Paul J.
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A stygobiontic new genus and species, Stygoparnus comalensis, from Comal Springs, Texas, is described and compared with the dryopid genus Helichus. Distinctive characters of the adult and larva are illustrated with pen and ink drawings and scanning electron micrographs. This new taxon is the first member of the family Dryopidae reported from subterranean waters.
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Proceedings of The Biological Society of Washington, Vol. 105, no. 1 (1992).

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